January 19, 2015

‘WE ARE NOT MAKERS OF HISTORY. WE ARE MADE BY HISTORY.’ –MLK As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015, marking what would have been the civil rights giant’s 86th birthday, we begin a year of momentous civil rights anniversaries. Sixty years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. — then a young pastor just starting…
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January 15, 2015

A student leader from Rutgers University joined an elite group of 17 other campus leaders from 16 universities across the United States as a participant on ADL’s Campus Leaders Mission to Israel. The mission, which is held annually, gives college students an up-close look at the complex issues within Israel and the Middle East. This years…
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January 14, 2015

ADL New Jersey Regional Director Joshua Cohen joined the Renaissance Group at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel  for an engaging conversation on recent events in France, global and domestic anti-Semitism, and ADL’s Global 100. The presentation provided the audience with not only a better understanding of the magnitude of anti-Semitism around the world, but to assess where it…
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January 9, 2015

Situational Overview We are saddened and deeply disturbed by the incident at a kosher supermarket in Paris, where at least four hostages were murdered.  The alleged killer, Ahmedy Coulibaly, is also believed to be responsible for the murder of a police officer in France earlier this month and was an acquaintance of the Kouachi brothers,…
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December 20, 2014

Israel’s war against Hamas terror, rising anti-Semitism in Europe, the shootings at the Overland Park, Kansas Jewish community center by a career white supremacist, a noticeable rise in anti-Israel activity on campus, and the proliferation of anti-Jewish hate speech on the Internet topped the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) annual list of top issues affecting Jews in…
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